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‘Tis the season
OSHA inspects Willmar’s Jennie-O plant
Students set postsecondary goals
Amended ordinance broadens business use of sidewalks
Farm equipment, power line accidents up in rural Minnesota
Prep volleyball: Wolverines sweep Eagles
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Melrose topples BOLD in WCC championship
Prep Volleyball Section Pairings
Prep football: Willmar Section 6AAAAA Preview
World Series: Waiting game over for Royals
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Women in business section out now
Patricia Ann Paananen
Helen S. Johnson
Phyllis Dorothy Petrick
Abner F. Ogdahl
Hund — Hagemeyer
Drange — Sparks
Muench — Johnson
Juris — Dean
Enter your photo in our Signs of Fall contest
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
September 20, 2013
EPA sets first-ever curbs on power plant pollution
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday announced first-ever regulations setting strict limits on the amount of carbon pollution that can be generated by any new U.S. power plant, which quickly sparked a backlash from supporters of the coal industry and are certain...
news / nation
September 20, 2013 - 1:32pm
January 23, 2011
Fisherman's death linked to carbon monoxide poisoning
ATWATER -- An initial investigation indicates that carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death of a male individual found non-responsive Sunday morning in a fish house on Lake Elizabeth, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office reports. The sheriff's office responded after a 911...
January 23, 2011 - 7:42pm
July 31, 2010
Study: Carbon taxes would have substantial impact on sugar beets: Three scenarios
FARGO, N.D. -- U.S. sugar production will decrease "substantially" if carbon emissions are taxed at projected rates, says a new analysis by the Center for Agricultural Policy and Trade Studies at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Richard "Skip" Taylor and Won W. Koo at NDSU...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
N.D.'s AG wants change in Minn. carbon regulations
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty supports changing a state law that makes it difficult for North Dakota to sell electricity from new, coal-fueled power plants to Minnesota, a Pawlenty spokesman said Wednesday. Some predict Minnesota lawmakers will be less receptive...
news / state
March 11, 2010 - 8:30am
December 30, 2009
Cold weather brings health, safety risks
WILLMAR -- By the time winter is over, local emergency medical workers figure they'll have treated at least a few cases of hypothermia, broken bones from falling on ice, chest pains triggered by shoveling snow, and even a few snowblower-related injuries. Be careful out there, because...
news / local
December 30, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Letter: Real reasons for climate change
You've probably noticed the new green and black receptacles shaped like a bottle, posted near gas stations and other retail stores.
opinion / letters
March 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 28, 2009
Letter: The global warming controversy
Since the Democrats have again assumed power in Washington, the theory of global warming is getting more than its share of attention. According to Al Gore, global warming is man-made. He also claims that it's a direct result of burning fossil fuels. However, there are two obstacles...
February 28, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Teen gets probation, community service for BB gun assault
WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old Willmar teen was sentenced Monday to probation until his 19th birthday, 100 hours of community service and 61 days at Prairie Lakes Youth Programs on a charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon for a June 28 incident involving a carbon dioxide-powered...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am